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Goh Soon Tioe

Goh Soon Tioe

Goh Soon Tioe (simplified Chinese: 吴顺畴; traditional Chinese: 吳順疇; pinyin: Wú Shùn Chóu) is known in Singapore musical history as a key player in the development of classical music for the post-war Singapore. He is also the father of Singaporean violinist-conductor Vivien Goh.Born on 18 October 1911 in Padang, Indonesia, Goh was the tenth of the eleven children in the family. His father Gho Goan Tee owned a trading firm and was a local Kapitan – a spokesperson for the Padang Chinese community ...
United States presidential election in Illinois, 1996

United States presidential election in Illinois, 1996

Bill ClintonDemocraticThe 1996 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 5, 1996 as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 22 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.Illinois was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 54.32% to 36.81% by a margin of 17.51%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of Ameri...
Nanning Wuxu International Airport

Nanning Wuxu International Airport

IATA: NNG – ICAO: ZGNNNanning Wuxu Airport (IATA: NNG, ICAO: ZGNN) is an airport serving Nanning, the capital of Guangxi Autonomous Region, China. It is located 32 km southwest of the centre of the city. The airport was built in 1962, with improvements made in 1990. With 178,000 m of apron, 33,470 m of terminal space and six jet bridges, the airport was designed to handle 2.5 million passengers traffic annually. After reaching 1 million passenger traffic in 2002, the numbe...
List of Pakistani films of 2015

List of Pakistani films of 2015

This is a partial list of Pakistani films that are scheduled to be released in 2015.The top 10 films released in 2015 by domestic gross are as follows:

Francis Wallace (writer)

Francis Wallace (also known as Frank Wallace) (February 12, 1894 – August 19, 1977) was an American sportswriter, author, screenwriter, and commentator for both radio and television broadcasts. His papers are housed in the Francis Wallace Collection, University of Notre Dame Archives.Francis Wallace was born in Bellaire, Ohio on February 12, 1894, to John Simon Wallace (1848–1917) and Mary Griffin Wallace (1856–1932) who emigrated from Ireland to the United States in the 1870s. Wallace a...
Simon Curtis

Simon Curtis

Simon Curtis (born March 18, 1986) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Born in Michigan and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he first gained recognition for his role as Royce Du Lac in the 2009 film Spectacular! before venturing into pop music, during which he released his debut extended play Alter Boy in 2008, his debut full-length studio album, 8Bit Heart in 2010, and in 2011, he released his second studio album (and first commercial release) RA; the two later releases w...
Chess in India

Chess in India

Chess has risen in popularity in India in the last few decades primarily due to chess Grandmaster and former World Champion Viswanathan Anand.As of August 2015, the FIDE World Rankings of the top Indian male and female chess players:It is believed that the game originated from India as a successor to Chaturanga or Shatranj. The All India Chess Federation is the governing body for chess in India.FIDE, the World Chess Federation, lists 32 active Indian grandmasters, 8 woman grandmasters, 58 int...
Maria, Siquijor

Maria, Siquijor

Maria is a fifth income class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,828. In the 2016 election, it had 10,079 registered voters.Maria comprises 22 barangays:In the 2016 election, it had 10,079 registered voters, meaning that 73% of the population are aged 18 and over.
Florian Magnus Maier (Morean)

Florian Magnus Maier (Morean)

Florian Magnus Maier (born 1973), also known as Morean, is a German classical composer, guitarist, producer and vocalist of the bands Alkaloid, Dark Fortress, and Noneuclid. Although born in Munich, he has resided in the Netherlands for over 20 years, his primary occupation being a composer and guitar player within both the contemporary classical and heavy metal communities. Although mostly recognized within the metal community for his vocalist duties with black metal band Dark Fortress, Maie...
KHSL-FM

KHSL-FM

KHSL-FM (103.5 FM, "The Blaze") is a country music formatted radio station based in Chico, California. It is owned and operated by Deer Creek Broadcasting, which also owns NewsTalk 1290 KPAY, Mix 95.1 KMXI-FM, and Spanish station KHHZ-FM 97.7 (known as La Gran X/Radio Mexico). The station's general manager is longtime Chico media personality Dino Corbin, who served as general manager at KHSL-TV for over 20 years. The program director and morning personality is Mike Wessels. The distinction of...
Marais des Cygnes River

Marais des Cygnes River

The Marais des Cygnes River (/məˈriː də ˈsiːn/, /ˌmɛr də ˈziːn/, or /məˈreɪ də ˈseɪn/) is a principal tributary of the Osage River, about 217 miles (349 km) long, in eastern Kansas and western Missouri in the United States. Via the Osage and Missouri rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. The name Marais des Cygnes means "Marsh of the Swans" in French (presumably in reference to the trumpeter swan which was historically common in the Midwest.) The river is notoriou...
2014–15 Hong Kong Season Play-off

2014–15 Hong Kong Season Play-off

2014–15 Season Play-off for the 2014–15 Hong Kong football season is the 3rd season of the tournament. It will be held in May 2015. All matches will take place at Mong Kok Stadium in Mong Kok, Kowloon.The play-off semi-finals are played in one match each, contested by the teams who finished in 2nd and 3rd place in the PremierLeague table, the winners of the Senior Challenge Shield and the champions of the FA Cup. The winners of the semi-finals go through to the finals, with the winner of the ...
Tien Gow

Tien Gow

Tien Gow or Tin Kau (Chinese: 天九; Cantonese: tin1 gau2; pinyin:tiān jiǔ; "Heaven and Nine") is the name of Chinese gambling games played with either a pair of dice or a set of 32 Chinese dominoes. In these games, Heaven is the top rank of the civilian suit, while Nine is the top rank of the military suit. The civilian suit was originally called the Chinese (華) suit while the military was called the Barbarian (夷) suit (see Hua–Yi distinction) but this was changed during the Qing dynasty to avo...
Piers Sellers

Piers Sellers

Piers John Sellers, OBE (born 11 April 1955) is a British-American meteorologist, and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of three space shuttle missions. Sellers attended Cranbrook School, Cranbrook, Kent, United Kingdom, until 1973, and achieved a bachelor's degree in ecological science from the University of Edinburgh in 1976. In 1981 he gained a doctorate in biometeorology from the University of Leeds. In 2011, Sellers retired from the NASA Astronaut Corps. Before joining the astronaut corp...
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye

Humko Deewana Kar Gaye

Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (translation: You Made Me Crazy) is a 2006 Bollywood romantic drama film directed, produced by Raj Kanwar, Bhushan Kumar & Kishan Kumar and stars Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor and Manoj Joshi also star in the movie in supporting roles.The film is inspired by British romantic movie Notting Hill. The film is produced by the Indian music company, T-Series and Inderjit Films Combine. The movie's score and soundtrack is composed by Anu Malik wi...
Innisfail, Alberta

Innisfail, Alberta

Innisfail /ˈɪnᵻsfeɪl/ is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor, south of Red Deer at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 54.The town's name comes from an Irish-language epithet for Ireland, Inis Fáil, "Isle of Destiny". Before this name was adopted, the town was often referred to as "Poplar Grove". Sandy Fraser, Napoleon Remillard, Arthur Content and Bill Kemp settled in the area from 1884-1887. These were Innisfail’s first settlers. Dr. Henry Geo...
Justine (de Sade novel)

Justine (de Sade novel)

Justine (or The Misfortunes of Virtue, or several other titles: see below) is a 1791 novel by Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade. There is standard edition of this text in hardcover, having passed into the public domain. The text itself is often incorporated into collections of de Sade's work.Justine is set just before the French Revolution in France and tells the story of a young woman who goes under the name of Therese. Her story is recounted to Madame d...

Bhandasura

Bhandasur was a demon created from the ashes of Kamdev by one of Lord Shiva's men, who was then killed by the goddess Ambika (Tripurasundari).Once, when Ganesh was lonely and had nothing to do, he went into a cave and found the ashes of Kamdev, who was incinerated by the third eye of Lord Shiva, before he and Kartikeya were born. Ganesh started to make a demon figure out of it and brought life into it. The demon, Bhandasur, had the complexion of ashes. He was Bhandasur, born from the ashes of...
Wait for the Siren

Wait for the Siren

Wait for the Siren marks the eighth album from Project 86. The band released the project independently on August 21, 2012. Project 86 worked with Andrew Schwab and Steve Wilson on the production of this album.Specifying in a four star review by HM Magazine, Dan MacIntosh responds, "Inspiration is an intangible: either a band sounds inspired or it doesn't and Project 86 most certainly comes off born anew with Wait for the Siren... Don't wait for any siren; make Project 86's new album the very ...
The Convict (1910 film)

The Convict (1910 film)

The Convict is a 1910 American silent short comedy produced by the Thanhouser Company. The film begins with a convict walking down the road, he is spotted and it begins a wild chase with more people becoming involved in the pursuit as it continues. The convict gets in a carriage and leaps away, successfully eluding all the pursuers except for a little girl. The convict then runs to the water and takes a boat from another accomplice and the chase continues in water and on land. The convict get...
Chirality (mathematics)

Chirality (mathematics)

In geometry, a figure is chiral (and said to have chirality) if it is not identical to its mirror image, or, more precisely, if it cannot be mapped to its mirror image by rotations and translations alone. An object that is not chiral is said to be achiral. In 3 dimensions, not all achiral objects have a mirror plane. For example, a 3-dimensional object with inversion centre as its only nontrivial symmetry operation is achiral but has no mirror plane.A chiral object and its mirror image are sa...
1998 FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix

1998 FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix

The 1998 FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix was the 5th Summer Grand Prix season in ski jumping on plastic. The season began on the 9 August 1998 in Stams, Austria and ended on 13 September 1998 in Hakuba, Japan.

The Moment (2013 film)

The Moment is a 2013 American psychological thriller film directed by Jane Weinstock, written by Gloria Norris and Weinstock, and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Martin Henderson, Alia Shawkat, and Meat Loaf. Leigh plays a war photographer who, suffering from PTSD, becomes unsure whether she is responsible for her ex-boyfriend's disappearance.Having previously broken up with her boyfriend John, photographer Lee returns to John's house to retrieve her cameras. There, she discovers mounting evid...

Daniel Patte

Daniel Patte (born 1939) is a French American biblical scholar and author. Patte has been Professor of Religious Studies and of New Testament & Early Christianity at Vanderbilt University since 1971. He studied in both European and American schools: following his Baccalauréat in Philosophy (Grenoble, 1958) he received a Baccalauréat en Théologie (1960) from the Faculté de Théologie Protestante, Montpellier, France; Licence en Théologie, (équivalent to M.Th, 1964) from the University of Ge...
Ama Dablam

Ama Dablam

Ama Dablam is a mountain in the Himalaya range of eastern Nepal. The main peak is 6,812 metres (22,349 ft), the lower western peak is 6,170 metres (20,243 ft). Ama Dablam means "Mother's necklace"; the long ridges on each side like the arms of a mother (ama) protecting her child, and the hanging glacier thought of as the dablam, the traditional double-pendant containing pictures of the gods, worn by Sherpa women. For several days, Ama Dablam dominates the eastern sky for anyone trek...
Pakkins' Land

Pakkins' Land

Pakkins' Land is an epic all-ages fantasy story created by husband and wife team, Gary and Rhoda Shipman. Originating as a critically hailed comic book series, the story was written by the pair with Gary Shipman illustrating the series.Pakkins’ Land tells the tale of Paul, a young boy who finds himself in a magical world filled with talking animals, mystery and excitement.1995 saw the first appearance of Pakkins' Land in the form of black & white xeroxed copied issues called ashcans. Beca...
1959 in association football

1959 in association football

The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1959 throughout the world.Shared by  England and  Northern Ireland
Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood (born (1963-10-28)October 28, 1963) is an American comedian, actress and television host. She first rose to prominence in the comedy world as the first female finalist in 1989's Miller Lite Comedy Search. She is well-known for hosting BET Comic View and is currently one of the five hosts on the daytime chat show The Talk on CBS, a role she first stepped into in the autumn of 2011.Underwood was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. After graduating college, she served in the military...
WSLJ

WSLJ

WSLJ (88.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Watertown, New York. The station is owned by St. Lawrence University, and is an affiliate of their North Country Public Radio network .Coordinates: 43°57′22″N 75°50′28″W / 43.956°N 75.841°W / 43.956; -75.841
Bawitdaba

Bawitdaba

"Bawitdaba" is a song by American singer-songwriter and rapper Kid Rock. Rolling Stone Magazine described Bawitdaba as "Grandmaster Flash meets Pantera". It was the third single of his Atlantic debut "Devil Without A Cause" released in 1998.The song was noted for its mix of rap and metal with the use of sampling. This was not the first time rap had been mixed with metal, however – Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C.'s collaborated on the remake of "Walk This Way" in 1987, leading to Anthrax joining Publ...
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